Monday, June 15, 2015


Typical monumental areaThe town was plotted and designed from the Franciscan church of the sixteenth century, the trace is made and meet the proportion of gold, most of the houses of the XVII, XVIII, XIX centuries were built on one floor, and in the middle
nineteenth century by the executive of the state "Monumental Typical Zone" of the city of Zacatlán, being Governor Lic. Melquiades Morales Flores was decree.
Monastery complex "XVI century Franciscan Temple"On June 29, 1562 was when, possibly building the kind monastery basilica was initiated, by the Franciscan monks and the townspeople, was not the 60 convents that counted the Franciscan province of the Holy Gospel in Mexico in 1585, inside is Italian style, with three naves with flat roof, being higher than the other two core, the separating two columns of stone arches of half point and at the bottom of the nave, behind the arch triumphal this the apse. Most geometric elements that were used in the design of the monastery, is also found in the sixteenth century convent of Zacatlán.
Parish of "San Pedro and San Pablo"It was built in the late seventeenth century and is a sober baroque style, called in Mexico as indigenous or Tequitqui (1670-1740). It has in his facade the altarpiece characteristic, including the statues of St. Peter and Paul, patrons of the city.
City HallArchitectural majestic building was built between 1876 and 1896 neoclassical facade with gray stone reliefs. On the first level is your portal are semicircular arches on Tuscan columns, a straight pediment tops the facade and its eardrum looks a public clock at their ends the parapet shows vases by way of balusters, measures long 68.95 m, and a height of 15.60 meters.
Watchmaking factory and museumThe June 19, 1918 was the foundation of the factory monumental clocks "Centenario" which is located two blocks east of downtown, is the museum of watchmaking "Alberto Olvera Hernandez", unique in its kind in Latin America, here you can admire the different models of watches over the lives of human beings in different ways, they have helped timing of the life of man.
Municipal market revolutionIt located three blocks west of the central plaza, to visit this space even you can live the typical atmosphere that characterized these places, where you will find a wide variety of agricultural products, fruits of the region, crafts and cuisine in its typical kitchens and on Fridays and Sundays a place where people come to sell their products they produce is placed.
Gulf of Mexico HouseHe was also known as Big house referred to was inhabited by Don Lucas Wading Geraldino, mayor of Zacatlán in 1780. Inside is a coat of arms with the inscription: PRO BEAM SEMPER PER Arcua SURGO, which means, by the cross The work always painful at last emerged.